[wingide-users] WingIDE 4.1 hangs on startup

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Feb 18 14:55:11 EST 2013

Franz GEIGER wrote:
> Yesterday I shut down my machine normally after closing all apps, wing 
> being among them.
> Today I started up the machine, started wing and - after showing the 
> splash screen - it hung. All I see is a small square window on the 
> bottom right corner. It is that small that "Default Pr..." is all 
> that's displayed. Maximizing the window yields a gray window (titlebar 
> and text fully shown) but no controls, no text, no anything, no 
> response whatsoever from wing. Closing doesn't work either, I have to 
> kill it.
> I even can't see which version exactly I use. Upgraded in December 
> 2012. IIRC one minor-verson update was released since then (which I 
> didn't install, yet).
> My old wing 3.2.13-1 is working (i.e. is starting up), though.
> I'm on Arch Linux, but didn't update for two weeks now.

Try moving aside ~/.wingide4 and then starting Wing 4.1.  If that works, 
it's probably either the preferences file or default.wpr in there that 
are causing this somehow.  Sending us ~/.wingide4/error-log may show us 
what is going on.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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